​​​​​Lake Cruise & Brews Tour 

Boat + History + Dinner + Beer = Good Times

Celebrate Ohio Brew Week with a scenic boat ride, dinner & drinks

Join Capt. Mark Brunton of Burr Oak Getaways has partnered with Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center guide service to bring you a fun and peaceful evening at Burr Oak State Park.

Climb aboard, sit back and relax as we take you for a scenic ride around Athens' northernmost beauty, Burr Oak Lake. During this 1.5 hour pontoon ride, an interpretive tour guide will treat you to some little-known facts about the valley before the lake was created.

The pontoon will make stops at Dock #1, Dock #2, Dock #4 and the Lodge Docks to pick up tour guests.

After the cruise, the boat will return and dock at Burr Oak Lodge where you will walk up the hill to the Cardinal Dining Room & Bar for an all-inclusive meal paired with beers from Ohio craft breweries, including the xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

After Dinner, the pontoon will return guests to the Docks areas 1, 2 or 4 as needed.

Dinner tours will run daily July 10-18. Lunch Tours are available on Sat. July 11 & Sun. July 12 only. Limited seats available. Registration is required. Please fill out the form below and we will contact you for payment.

Only $65 per Person  or  $120 per Couple +tax

Includes Tour, Dinner & 2 beers per person. Tips to guides & servers are encouraged.

Operating Schedules_________________________________________________________________


Dinner tours operate daily July 10-18

Dinner Tour departs Dock #2 at 4 pm and will pick up guests from:

Dock #1 at 4:05

Dock #4 at 4:15 pm

Lodge Docks at 4:25 pm

Upon completion of Dinner, the return schedule is as follows:

Depart Lodge docks at 8:30 pm

Return to Dock #4 at 8:45 pm

Return to Dock #1 at 8:55 pm

Return to Dock #2 at 9:00 pm


Lunch tours available Sat., July 11 & Sun., July 12
Lunch Tour departs Dock #2 at 11 am and will pick up guests from:
Dock #1 at 11:05 am
Dock #4 at 11:15 am
Lodge Docks at 11:25 am

Upon completion of Lunch, the return schedule is as follows:
Depart Lodge docks at 3:30 pm
Return to Dock #4 at 3:45 pm
Return to Dock #1 at 3:55 pm
Return to Dock #2 at 4:00 pm

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Questions? Call (740) 331-1198 for more information.

Private Cabin & Cottages are also available

Lake Cruise & Brews Registration form. Please specify requested tour date in the message. 

What to Bring

The basics:

  • Comfortable Shoes
  • Hat or Scarf
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Non-alcoholic Beverage

July 13-21 Interpretive History Tour & Dining Experience